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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (March 8-12, 2010)
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 House Science and Technology Committee- Subcommittee on Research & Science Education - Hearing "The National Science Foundation’s FY 2011 Budget Request" 10:00AM - 12:00PM Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2318 [more info] Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Hearing "Advancing American innovation... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 08, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 
Maximizing the Potential of University Inventions
Robert Litan, vice-president of research and policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has a new article explaining why the federal government should require universities receiving research grants to allow faculty inventors the right to choose their licensing agent. In this article, Litan responds to... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 04, 2010
Category:  Technology Transfer 
New “Invest in America Alliance” to Support Start-ups and Create Jobs
Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini announced that Intel will spearhead a $3.5 billion technology investment initiative in a speech titled "Rebuilding the Foundations of American Growth," delivered at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. The Invest in America Alliance represents the venture capital industry’s commitment... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 04, 2010
Category:  General 
The ARPA-E Innovation Summit
From March 1st-3rd, policymakers, thought leaders, award winners and investors gathered in Washington, DC for the first ARPA-E Innovation Summit. Secretary Chu announced that the third round of ARPA-E funding of $100 million will be made available to accelerate innovation in three new areas for... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 04, 2010
Category:  Energy  General 
A Look at Innovation Daily (Week of Feb 20 to Feb 26)
Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation -- courtesy of Innovation America and its founder, Rich Bendis. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled from last week: Five nations boosting their culture of innovation (The Christian... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 01, 2010
Category:  General 
New Online ‘Energy Innovation Network’
The Kauffman Foundation has launched an online “Energy Innovation Network” to help close the gap between energy innovations and increasing consumer demand. The clean energy industry is taking an ever-increasing role in jump-starting the economy and creating new jobs; more than $80 billion has already been... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 01, 2010
Category:  Energy 
Entrepreneurship, a Social Phenomenon
Carl Schramm has new article explaining why “All Entrepreneurship is Social.” Writing for the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Schramm explained the dangers of using the modifier social: One danger, however, is that the use of the modifier social will diminish the contributions of regular entrepreneurs—that... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 01, 2010
Category:  General 
A Role for Entrepreneurs in Haiti
Haitians have received help from governments, the private sector and the philanthropic community around the world to deal with the awful devastation, but the long term goal of rebuilding a nation and constructing institutions from scratch will require sustained commitment to the country. I can’t... [More]
Posted by: Jonathan Ortmans
on March 01, 2010
Category:  Global 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (March 1-5, 2010)
Tuesday, March 02, 2010Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee - Subcommittee on Economic Policy - Hearing"Restoring Credit to Main Street: Proposals to Fix Small Business Borrowing and Lending Problems"9:30 a.m.538 Dirsken Senate Office Building[more info]                 Wednesday, March 3, 2010 House... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 01, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 

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